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The Walkway To Wellness, Completed in 2003

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Welcome!  Established in 1973, the LSU Emergency Medicine Residency Program in New Orleans is one of the oldest and most storied of Emergency Medicine Residencies in the country.

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Historically, the Charity Hospital Emergency Department was one of the busiest in the country.  The challenge of Hurricane Katrina brought unprecedented change.  Our unique training and adaptability as emergency medical specialists have allowed us to work, teach, and continue research projects regardless of the physical setting.                        

2008 12:36:24 PM evac 

Our primary trainning site is the newly inaugurated University Medical Center of New Orleans, where over 70,000 patients are treated in the ED annually.  The spirit of Charity Hospital is not found in a particular building, but in the hearts of the physicians and patients of New Orleans.                      

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